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What Does it Mean to Study from a Christian Perspective?

By Jade Summerfelt

Why does it matter to study the Bible alongside other disciplines like Psychology, English, Music, or Business? Short answer: because it makes your education not only informational but also transformative. Read more!

What is Community at Briercrest Really Like?

By William Dmytrow

What does community at Briercrest really look like? Student writer William Dmytrow explores this question through five main areas we see community at Briercrest.

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7 Career-long Skills You'll Gain at Briercrest

By Joshua Rundel  (College Blog)

In the modern job market, the skills required are changing rapidly. Briercrest programs draw from different academic, artistic, and theological areas to form an interdisciplinary education that helps you gain essential career-long skills. Here's how!

What We Bring to the Table: Finding Community in the Cafeteria

By Matt Durksen  (College Blog)

Even though we do it every day, time spent eating often goes unnoticed. But eating together is central to developing community and growing as disciples of Jesus. Here’s why eating together matters, and how you can make the most of the cafeteria.

Your College Application Questions Answered

By Jori Willems  (College Blog)

Why should I apply early? Is applying committing to attend? College applications are open for Fall 2021, so we’re answering all your questions to help you have a stress-free application process.

Making Friends with Social Media

By Sid Koop  (Parent's Blog)

As social distancing continues, many families feel forced to live on social media in order to stay connected. Sid Koop discusses how families can build lasting digital discernment habits and why now is the right time to start.

3 Reasons Why I Love the NLT

By Carl Hinderager

Hear Carl Hinderager, PhD and Briercrest legend, explain why the NLT is his Bible of choice. No matter what translation you prefer, we promise you'll find his love for Scripture contagious.

How to Apply for Emergency Student Benefits (CESB)

By Adam McNeil  (College Blog)

As of Friday, May 15, applications for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) are open. Read this quick guide to applying for student financial support, and then go get your money!

Students: Here's Everything We Know about Emergency Student Benefits

By Adam McNeil  (College Blog)

Post-secondary students and recent graduates, you may be eligible to receive $1,250 a month this summer. We’re here to keep you up to date on the unfolding Canada Emergency Student Benefit and other financial supports for students.

How Coming to Briercrest as a Student Athlete Changed My Life

By Jaalah Ward  (College Blog)

First year student athlete Jaalah Ward shares how coming to Briercrest changed her life, from her relationship with God to her athletic career.

What Are We Asking of Technology?

By Joel Houston

Modern technology is radically altering our lives. Is uncritical acceptance of new technologies the right way forward for us as Christians? Joel Houston, PhD, poses six questions we should be asking of technology before we welcome it into our lives.

Am I a Bad Christian Because I Deal with Anxiety or Depression?

By Sari Faith  (College Blog)

Sari Faith, Director of Counselling and Health Services at Briercrest, dismantles lies about mental illness in this special Bell Let's Talk Day post.

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